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    Sticky: tis true, the shame!!! :o tried gluing three...

    tis true, the shame!!! :o

    tried gluing three series ones together but it just wasn't the same. almost snagged a cablecard S3 on craigslist before christmas, alas it wasn't meant to be

    Aidan...
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    Finally some justice for programmers

    horse's mouth

    http://jmri.sourceforge.net/k/updates.html#last

    http://jmri.sourceforge.net/k/docket/cafc-pi-1/08-1001.pdf



    groklaw
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    or create hard links...

    or create hard links ;)



    #!/bin/bash

    while true; do sleep 15

    for foo in /var/packages/* ; do
    ln $foo /var/links/$foo
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    yep, a goofy lil *nix box with halfway decent AV...

    yep, a goofy lil *nix box with halfway decent AV specs

    *amazing how those same capabilities were big bucks not that long ago...




    one of the mods musta been awake at just the right time
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  5. wow, feet never even touched the floor on the way...

    wow, feet never even touched the floor on the way out ;)
  6. Thread: PROM socketing

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    Sticky: yep, without cutting trace(s) that 12v finds it's...

    yep, without cutting trace(s) that 12v finds it's way to other components and releases the magic blue smoke which modern electronics rely on
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    sorry, too many widgets with conditions attached...

    sorry, too many widgets with conditions attached :(
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    yep, and mrv client insert utils all sorts of...

    yep, and mrv client insert utils

    all sorts of groovy toys, not really any free time to noodle with 'em though :(
  9. confirmed, almost... with WONT at locations...

    confirmed, almost...

    with WONT at locations 0,1,2,3 - TVR should be at bytes 20,21,22
  10. not yet, I automated the pc_playback ->...

    not yet, I automated the pc_playback -> tvnow_capture process and have been building a library of watchables and samples to dissect

    mplayer plays about 1/3 of the recordings w/o help so the format...
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    wouldn't say that, but with a toddler underfoot...

    wouldn't say that, but with a toddler underfoot there's not much time available for release-debug-support cycles ;)


    *down scope, resume stealth mode...
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    could get a nice capture card and comparable...

    could get a nice capture card and comparable software for the same $$$



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    streaming & transcoding in one step...

    streaming & transcoding in one step works nicely to import cartoons into a $25 video ipod knockoff for the munchkin
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    those who don't know their history are doomed to recompile it

    or you could dig up the kernel modules from waaaaaaaay back when dinosaurs roamed the earth and the TCF underground was remotely relevant

    there was one to mount mfs into the root filesys and...
  15. the screen isn't great compared to an ipod,...

    the screen isn't great compared to an ipod, digicam or camcorder lcd


    on the other hand... http://www.angelfire.com/cantina/rc3105/Hpim2023s.jpg

    the munchkin should enjoy cartoons, sesame...
  16. iPod video knockoff for $25 - possible tivo accessory

    iPod video knockoff for $25 - possible tivo accessory

    http://www.hasbro.com/common/images/products/7689923d4c18_main400.jpg
    ...
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    good catch, I'll merge this thread into "Editing...

    good catch, I'll merge this thread into "Editing SeriesFSID"
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    proc set_series { rec_fsid Series_Id } { global...

    proc set_series { rec_fsid Series_Id } {
    global db
    set rec [db $db openid $rec_fsid]
    set Showing [dbobj $rec get Showing]
    set Program [dbobj $Showing get Program]
    set Series ""
    catch { set...
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    try tivoweb plus. the "group with" dropdown...

    try tivoweb plus. the "group with" dropdown under "edit recording" doesn't allways work but it's worth a try
  20. Thread: Searching MFS?

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    Building MFS from scratch on an S2...

    Building MFS from scratch on an S2

    oughta be enough to get started
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    or start connecting drives via usb2 -> ide...

    or start connecting drives via usb2 -> ide adapters (like $5 ea)
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    or maybe TiVo was just waiting for DTV to cough...

    or maybe TiVo was just waiting for DTV to cough up some $$$ for a new contract
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    request for sourcecode

    Unified mfs_* tools (originally tridge vplay)
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    that's odd. if it's a one-of you can rename the...

    that's odd. if it's a one-of you can rename the show with tivoweb, if it's a recurring problem try changing the name detail options (mfs_ftp settings file). worst case see about tweaking the...
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    option 1 - wait for routine garbage collection to...

    option 1 - wait for routine garbage collection to "defrag" mfs

    option 2 - reboot and/or trigger garbage collection manually

    option 3 - switch to 1.2.9p which handles allocation better when mfs...
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    yep, I've got a couple of these & ordered some...

    yep, I've got a couple of these & ordered some more

    sweet drive at a decent price + free shipping


    *durn sales tax...
  27. outpost generally has Airlink gigabit usb2...

    outpost generally has Airlink gigabit usb2 adapters for $9.90

    they work with Jamie's backported usb drivers and play nice with the Netgear RP614v2 routers here
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    hrm, sounds a lot like FreeNAS...

    hrm, sounds a lot like FreeNAS

    except FreeNas only needs a 32 meg thumb drive ;)


    or you could load raid drivers under one of these tiny live distros

    movix (10 meg)

    m0n0wall (5 meg)
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    ty parsing in ffmpeg would definatly be handy. ...

    ty parsing in ffmpeg would definatly be handy. those who aren't technical enough to implement it can use mplayer

    mplayer/mencoder supports direct playback/transcoding of ty files. usually it'll...
  30. whiplash alert

    Outpost has the Airlink 10/100/1000 usb adapters on sale every once in a while

    they're $9.90 at the moment :D


    *work nicely with Scramblethis's hdtivo decrypt kernel & jamie's drivers. ...
  31. Thread: Crypto update.

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    nope get tivo cust svc to make the change or...

    nope

    get tivo cust svc to make the change or physically swap the crypto chips between units
  32. Thread: PROM socketing

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    Sticky: nice pics jmayes oh, I imagine a couple of...

    nice pics jmayes



    oh, I imagine a couple of people have...
    at this point you're very close to being able to implement a clip-on modchip



    er, if you can switch between mb & clip on proms...
  33. Sticky: seems that XP doesn't bjork the tivo...

    seems that XP doesn't bjork the tivo bootpage/signature if the drive is connected via external usb case

    somebody else should try this to determine whether that's normal or just a quirk ;)
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    DSL is nice but still has some hardware compat...

    DSL is nice but still has some hardware compat issues, just last week I tried to use it on a P4-Dell with no joy :( hadda use Fedora Core 4 or Knoppix 5+ to get kb & video working

    it's easy...
  35. Thread: PROM socketing

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    Sticky: I think everybody's holding their breath waiting...

    I think everybody's holding their breath waiting to see what the cablecard-hd-s3's look like
  36. Poll: IMHO promming a 2.5 or finding a s2 is still easy...

    IMHO promming a 2.5 or finding a s2 is still easy enough that it's not worth sacrificing an exploit before the s3's ship
  37. Poll: the tivo mb can provide 12v to those pins ...

    the tivo mb can provide 12v to those pins

    edit: WARNING - manually connecting 12v w/o apropriate sw to reconfigure the board & chips that share those lines WILL DESTROY THE MOTHERBOARD!

    ...
  38. Poll: dunno 'bout the newest boxes, but I do know it's...

    dunno 'bout the newest boxes, but I do know it's possible for a sw update to reflash the supposedly read-only 37's in 2.0 & 2.5 series. can't imagine the new designs would remove that "feature"
    ...
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    they well might, but if a modchip were public now...

    they well might, but if a modchip were public now it'd guarantee S3's would ship with countermeasures

    lets not give them incentive to move the prom into a custom broadcom chip... :eek:
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    hrm, lesse basic cachecard burstmode...

    hrm, lesse

    basic cachecard burstmode extraction source was posted ages ago & has allready been incorporated into tridge's open source vplay utils (that Jamie has adopted/updated/optomized)
    ...
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    got a 40gig hdvr2 with remote & cables delivered...

    got a 40gig hdvr2 with remote & cables delivered fedex for $15 :D

    thanks for posting the link blueman2
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    yep, direcway svc sucks

    yep, direcway svc sucks
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    so make yourself a mfstool backup, just don't...

    so make yourself a mfstool backup, just don't distribute it? :confused:
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    I'm actually in the market for a few dozen hu if...

    I'm actually in the market for a few dozen hu if they're cheap


    edit: they're useless for dtv signal theft but it's still a neat 'lil processor in a credit card size package - easily converted...
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    oh sure, I was just observing that...

    oh sure, I was just observing that mplayer/mencoder has some other cool features that would benefit from ty compatability

    (http/ftp/vserver network streaming, video playback under...
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    an actual ty codec would be handy. ...

    an actual ty codec would be handy. mplayer/mencoder allready has halfway decent ty parsing (not that there's any earthshaking diff between mencoder & ffmpeg) adding ty read/write to ffmpeg or ty...
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    seems unlikely that requirements for 2.x through...

    seems unlikely that requirements for 2.x through 7.x would be accuratly summarized with a simple formula

    if memory serves (16m sa1's was a ways back) allocation size also changes gsod memory...
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    crudmonkeys

    just talked to dtv & they claimed to be totally out of hr10-250's, then offered the "new & improved" dtv model dvr (bleagh)

    told 'em I'd seen it and would rather get a dishplayer ;)


    back to...
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    sounds handy. try checking for discontinuities...

    sounds handy. try checking for discontinuities in the audio level (superloud commercials drive me NUTS!) and/or closed captioning data
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    eh, works ok for plenty of people. depends...

    eh, works ok for plenty of people. depends mostly on the target dvd player



    take a look at etivo or roll your own equivilant with wget/mencoder



    there's the encoder options page, adjust...
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    seems to. if you hit a snag like really wacky...

    seems to. if you hit a snag like really wacky dtvhd/otahd it's easy to tweak the mplayer source & recompile



    see the mplayer-mencoder guide for specifics. examples like these will get the...
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    something like the extensive list of procedures...

    something like the extensive list of procedures in tivoweb or the scripts that're part of a stock tivo image???



    oh? like the "what's on" module does?

    granted it dumps info for every show...
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    piece of cake, and the info needed is avail here...

    piece of cake, and the info needed is avail here on dd

    likely nobody's going to spell it out though because that would make it WAY to easy for the folks that are out to steal guide data


    read...
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    hrm, just finished re-reading your post. look at...

    hrm, just finished re-reading your post. look at this for an easy way to use tivo menus to trigger utils in the tivoserver pc, like sync tivo(s) content to tivoserver pc :D

    create a vserver...
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    which is why I use a kernel module to snoop...

    which is why I use a kernel module to snoop events and/or disk access. by monitoring read activity in sectors that belong to a fsid you can determine when that recording is playing ;)
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    that was the moral somewhere in the 90's it...

    that was the moral

    somewhere in the 90's it became:

    get them to downsize you & outsource the project to your DBA
    charge out the wazoo, particularly for bugfixes
    hire a sales dept to convince...
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    'bout $475 last time I billed that way. the...

    'bout $475 last time I billed that way. the dot-com bubble seemed like a good time to switch to project based accounting - for some reason clients that don't blink at a $5k project get this funny...
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    The Parable of the Two Programmers

    The Parable of the two Programmers
    Neil W. Rickert
    Dept. of Math, Stat., and Computer Science,
    University of Illinois at Chicago.
    ...
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    that's about 5 mins to implement with vserver,...

    that's about 5 mins to implement with vserver, the mfs_* tools jamie mentioned a few posts up and mbm's old import.tcl script...
  60. not exactly. "export softwareupgrade=false" will...

    not exactly. "export softwareupgrade=false" will prevent installation of a full sw update but daily calls will still retrieve info/code, load it into mfs, then execute whatever scripts the...
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    bloatware alert

    let me ask a few (hopefully obvious) questions


    why incorporate a retrieval client into tivoserver?

    why not add the ability for basic interaction with a retrieval client by checking for...
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    yah, wouldn't care to backup any of my servers in...

    yah, wouldn't care to backup any of my servers in a 10g-per-swap-a-thon either ( darn 250G/$69 deals!!! :p )

    seems like 60min dv are actually 13G native (uncompressed). regular backups could well...
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    coupla thoughts

    it's reasonable to expect single thread transfers to/from external usb 2.0 hd's of 15 megabytes/sec or better - speed shouldn't be an issue with tivoserver since even pure streaming will likely top...
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    wow, know your in trouble when is dtv is...

    wow, know your in trouble when is dtv is considered more friendly :eek:
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    the pvr market is "maturing" to mirror cellular...

    the pvr market is "maturing" to mirror cellular business models - there's no money in hardware, it's all in the monthly svc fees

    for example: gotta pay the cableco (or sat provider) for...
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    Sticky: right, but don't hold your breath...

    right, but don't hold your breath

    seems like weakknees has (or had) refurb dsr7k (series 2.0 dtivo) for like $35. if you're not up for a prom mod but want to play now then your best bet is...
  67. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    it all makes perfect sense in the proper context

    if loadlin (the *nix ver of monte) & BASH_ENV had been widespread on s1 they would've been closed in the s2 prom - instead there were the ez-bake prom flashing extreme images so TiVo countered with a...
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    I read that you could pull the sata drive and it...

    I read that you could pull the sata drive and it would unmarry & recover (probably gsod) but you'd lose anything that was split across the drives (probably everything recorded while the sata was...
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    some more pics here...

    some more pics here
  70. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    sure it is, assembly line scripted installs will...

    sure it is, assembly line scripted installs will have a "signature" that's relatively easy to scan for. a polymorphic installer could avoid simple detection but that'd require extra work on the part...
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    a few thoughts

    3.x launched ffmpeg & mplex via script. haven't looked at 4.x yet but it would be nice if that were kept as an option in addition to internal transcoding. *gonna feel stupid if that's a pref...
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    ouch, that has bit me in the butt a few times... ...

    ouch, that has bit me in the butt a few times... ;)
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    Sticky: wget is 'bout as elegant as it gets - if you like...

    wget is 'bout as elegant as it gets - if you like cli

    cron wget daily/hourly with noclobber and it's easy to keep shows synced from tivo -> pc


    Jamie called it, sounds like the priority set...
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    sure it is, the last stable public release is...

    sure it is, the last stable public release is what's getting stale. upto my elbows in diapers for a while so there's not really time to debug & field the 2^10-23 questions updates allways prompt ...
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    Sticky: yep :D *blah blah blah durn minimum msg...

    yep :D



    *blah blah blah durn minimum msg length requirements...
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    yah, like 'bout 4 years ago...

    yah, like 'bout 4 years ago ;)
    reading's easy, writing is dangerous if dependencies aren't updated correctly
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    that's support for local playback of a tivo...

    that's support for local playback of a tivo formatted file, as in whatever.ty.

    *"-demuxer 33" switch will force ty codec selection if filetype isn't automatically identified properly

    ...
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    no reason at all, works fine. kinda slow but...

    no reason at all, works fine. kinda slow but then tivos don't have much horsepower to spare

    course, if the goal is hdtivo<->hdtivo mrv you would also need to develop a HMO client and tie it into...
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    that's the way it is with my camera, never leave...

    that's the way it is with my camera, never leave home without it. movies & music was a nice bonus (one less gadget to lug around) that'll be on the must-have features list when I go shopping for a...
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    the Mplayer documentation...

    the Mplayer documentation has several sections & examples that deal with Encoding interlaced video

    doom9 and the doom9 forum have extensive info & links re advanced video processing. odds are...
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    quick & dirty conversion for portable viewing try...

    quick & dirty conversion for portable viewing try

    mencoder whatever.ty -o whatever.avi -demuxer 33 -vf scale=320:240 -mc 0 -ss 0.1 -oac lavc -ovc lavc -lavcopts...
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    $190? didn't spend that much on the last...

    $190?

    didn't spend that much on the last Athlon64 box I built (1M Clawhammer 3000+) - it's a LOT more usefull and DRM-free :D

    *ok well not totally, but itunes doesn't really count ;)
  83. would need more info like mfs_ftp & client logs...

    would need more info like mfs_ftp & client logs to even begin to guess... :eek:
  84. Sanderton did a mfs_ftp patch that lets s1's do...

    Sanderton did a mfs_ftp patch that lets s1's do mrv



    sounds neat. does it build tmf or ty?


    wget -nc ftp://tivo_ip:3105/ty+/*
    works nicely, but I'm lazy ;)
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    I ported tivo-side samba & nfs servers while...

    I ported tivo-side samba & nfs servers while writing mfs_ftp. they worked ok but ftp just seemed a better fit for extract/insert streaming applications

    many moons ago (like predating tridge's...
  86. there's a kernel module (where the heck did I see...

    there's a kernel module (where the heck did I see it?) that provides access to events under 6.x - easy enough to write a tcl wrapper that restores sendkey functionlity



    seems to be what folks...
  87. NOT cool. :rolleyes: from your three posts...

    NOT cool. :rolleyes:

    from your three posts so far it's apparent you don't really have a handle on how to utilize the forum yet

    it would be kosher to share this exp in the Problems with...
  88. mfs_ftp works fine on hdtivos (hd/sd/ota/sat) ...

    mfs_ftp works fine on hdtivos (hd/sd/ota/sat)

    as do sanderton's mfs_ftp mrv patches for tivo<->tivo & pc<->tivo tmf transfers


    the real news is bcc (and other's) recent public work on...
  89. the attached file has loadlin and a batch file to...

    the attached file has loadlin and a batch file to start it from dos (as in dos 5/6/7/98/me, not a 95/98/nt/xp cmd promt)

    copy the kernel & initrd from the ptv iso onto a fat/fat32 c drive, boot...
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    attack of the undead thread...

    take a look at ORB, free & does essentialy the same thing with your existing pc+capture card

    no capture card or not ORB compatable? there are a number of equivilant open source apps like mencoder...
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    there's more than one issue here prom install...

    there's more than one issue here

    prom install - which results in a tivo that is capable of running modified sw

    sw install - utils & patches gathered from the forums that change how the tivo...
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    no, then the util contributors become REALLY...

    no, then the util contributors become REALLY annoyed because it looks like tbielawa is playing word games :rolleyes:
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    perhaps, based on the info I have he's violating...

    perhaps, based on the info I have he's violating the sprit (if not the letter) of the licenses, which is basically

    "thou shalt not profiteer from the work of ddb members"

    *we went round 'n...
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    wow, that seems to happen a lot. wish I had a...

    wow, that seems to happen a lot. wish I had a spare month to go through my notes & write a proper genealogical tree style novel on who wrote what when...
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    the reference copies I have of tivopart...

    the reference copies I have of

    tivopart
    null-linuxrc
    getkey
    lba48chk

    all have "do not distribute as part of a utilities package w/o permission" in the readme
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    read up on breaking the chain of trust...

    read up on breaking the chain of trust

    killhdinitrd is required to modify hdtivo's without a warrenty voiding prom mod. it also works on regular series 2 units and is MUCH simpler than previous...
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    well maybe, maybe not. couple of things to...

    well maybe, maybe not. couple of things to consider

    look at the banner ads here on DealDatabase, Ptv upgrade is a sponsor. that's not cheap, course neither is the hardware + bandwith to run the...
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    they spent billions to get into a particular...

    they spent billions to get into a particular market - if management is too cheap to hire a few competent people that's a whole 'nother category of stupidity...

    *wonder what the original replay sw...
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    well, SOMEBODY's prayers just got answered

    (but I don't think it was the tivo guy)

    Cisco buys Scientific Atlanta: msnbc - theregister

    I've long lamented that Scientific Atlanta makes great hw & ships it with REALLY crappy sw. we have...
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    wrong, thanks for playing though. there are four...

    wrong, thanks for playing though. there are four other utils in there that you need to read the fine print on.

    I'm not the annoyed guy with a lawyer investigating your finances re lawsuit -...
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    anybody care to guess how many util licenses in...

    anybody care to guess how many util licenses in there specifically prohibit redistribution?

    or which developer/moderator's work has been hijacked?


    *hunts around for asbestos underwear, gets...
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    sigh - no illegal warez for sale here

    sigh - no illegal warez for sale here
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    are those legit games or loaded onto the hd?

    are those legit games or loaded onto the hd?
  104. sure, works fine. tivo is just a goofy lil *nix...

    sure, works fine. tivo is just a goofy lil *nix box. mail, news, irc, most things port pretty easily

    it's a VERY bad idea to talk about tivo based p2p publicly though (trust me on this) you'll...
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    find somebody that can do surface mount work to...

    find somebody that can do surface mount work to replace the bjorked prom. (keep in mind that type service + shipping will probably run WAY more than the s1 is worth)

    you'll need to provide the...
  106. Thread: Tivo iPods

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    I'm allmost afraid to ask how the tivo logo came...

    I'm allmost afraid to ask how the tivo logo came to be engraved on the back... :eek:
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    well, I don't remember saying that exactly, but...

    well, I don't remember saying that exactly, but I've certainly thought it quite a bit (allthough not nearly so politely) ;)

    want to talk about half-assed, take a look at a scientific atlanta...
  108. on series 1 dtivos the file boot299.btl is fed...

    on series 1 dtivos the file boot299.btl is fed into the omega decoders at startup. it acts as the rom for those chips which are the heart of the tuning/decrypt system

    any hope of tuning dvb with...
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    Sticky: anyone bothering to read this thread or the post...

    anyone bothering to read this thread or the post that the package is actually attached to will find info on how to aquire source for the GPL'd support binaries - actually READING the page that offers...
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    *wonders what kinda bounty a 2.5 sw exploit is...

    *wonders what kinda bounty a 2.5 sw exploit is worth...
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    nah, realtime sd hd conversion generally eats...

    nah, realtime sd <-> hd conversion generally eats more cpu cycles than a tivo has to spare but that's easily solved by running a number crunching daemon in a thread on another box
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    yah, it's a shame TCF shredded the "tivo...

    yah, it's a shame TCF shredded the "tivo underground" when they converted it into "archives". forbidden info & binaries used to be avail if you had the exact link, even for censored or deleted...
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    it's not that difficult, s1 nfs & samba servers...

    it's not that difficult, s1 nfs & samba servers were posted to tcf several years ago - not long after the tivonet specs were released

    might want to find an ancient ppc linux build (comparable...
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    just got a hr10-250 added to my bill for $339...

    just got a hr10-250 added to my bill for $339 total (tax, shipping, etc) and 6 mos of HBO+Showtime for $2. there were a few things of interest

    ---

    the customer retention number now goes to a...
  115. Thread: Internet MRV?

    by rc3105
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    yes & no

    show swapping isn't what this board's about

    there are a couple of possibilities but they're not discussed publicly because nobody wants to get sued by tivo legal, the NFL, HBO or <insert fav...
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    there are other...

    there are other possibilities with features beyond the capabilities of tivo's HMO. now that 7.2 has narrowed the public/private feature gap TiVo inc is only 3+ years behind on comparable features ...
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    sigh, set the tivo-remote codes to unique numbers (1-9)




    well, I dunno 'bout 4.x on hdtivo (bleagh) but tivo <-> tivo mrv has been feasable with utils avail here'bouts for ages (since 2.x...
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    Sticky: killhdinitrd only works on series 2 tivos ...

    killhdinitrd only works on series 2 tivos

    there might be another bounty to get a 2.5 compatable version released (540 tivos are series 2.5) but don't hold your breath
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    spamvertising signature fixed ;) *using the...

    spamvertising signature fixed ;)


    *using the "report bad post" button - the exclaimation point in the red triangle at the top of each post - will alert the apropriate mods more efficiently
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    all depends on how well ...

    all depends on how well <insert fav linux distro> supports your particular hardware

    knoppix is generally noob friendly, lots of drivers & many helpfull forums that discuss things like ntfs r/w...
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    coupla easy steps

    put tivo drive in external usb case (even works on XP machines w/o probs as XP doesn't seem to insist on writing a drive signature to an unrecognized usb hd)

    boot from a knoppix live cd/dvd &...
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    to quote Fred Sanford, don't doooooooo it! :eek:...

    to quote Fred Sanford, don't doooooooo it! :eek:

    even without DTV svc HR10-250 are cool ota-hd-pvr's. you'd be hard pressed to find a comparable unit for $300, $200 is a steal
  123. can I put a 2.0 image on my 2.5 lightbulb? can...

    can I put a 2.0 image on my 2.5 lightbulb? can someone tell me before I try because if it doesn't work my wife will kill me...
  124. Thread: DTV Lawsuits?

    by rc3105
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    time to break out the Chewbacca_Defense...

    time to break out the Chewbacca_Defense? :D
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    dd cloning is reasonable if you don't mind...

    dd cloning is reasonable if you don't mind dedicating a drive or you need the ability to instant-restore by swapping drives




    biggest bottleneck is the speed of the tivo usb ports, 4~5...
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    rought outline, been a while since I did this

    load the usb storage modules


    /sbin/insmod /lib/modules/scsi_mod.o
    /bin/sleep 1
    /sbin/insmod /lib/modules/sd_mod.o
    /bin/sleep 1
    /sbin/insmod /lib/modules/sr_mod.o
    /bin/sleep 1
    /sbin/insmod...
  127. moved to Newbie TiVo

    keep searching, joe works over serial. try using it with tera term pro
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    currently the main hub consists of 2 machines...

    currently the main hub consists of 2 machines with about 3TB of hd 'tween em and an absolute octopus of wiring & accessories. 1 ghz thunderbird, 2 ghz barton, 3.5TB of rw DVD in two homebrew 400...
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    finally got around to rebuilding the archive...

    finally got around to rebuilding the archive server (approaching 9TB) so live tv is a distant memory. when you can watch entire seasons as continous blocks pause-&-resume-tomorrow (or next week) can...
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    well, yanno how there's sposed to be lotsa births...

    well, yanno how there's sposed to be lotsa births after a blackout or similiar tv disruption? (colortv-contraception?) perhaps it's not quite as effective when there's a TiVo pause button... :D
  131. dtv is dropping hr10-250 in favor of non-tivo...

    dtv is dropping hr10-250 in favor of non-tivo mpg4 hardware soon, why would they want to provide 6.x?

    IF they ever offer a hd-mrv option it'll be on the new hw that's a lot more secure
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    when a ty or tmf is uploaded mfs_ftp stores the...

    when a ty or tmf is uploaded mfs_ftp stores the xml in /var/mfs_ftp/cache

    restarting mfs_ftp doesn't clear the cache, for that you need a cmd like


    rm /var/mfs_ftp/cache/*.xml

    or ftp in on...
  133. currently you'll need a prom mod before you can...

    currently you'll need a prom mod before you can change anything to enable bash. best bet is probably to find a pioneer 810 as monte & killhdinitrd both work on that model
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    dssapp & myworld maybe, but tcl like tivoweb &...

    dssapp & myworld maybe, but tcl like tivoweb & mfs_ftp are single threaded so they should only be listed once
  135. once guided setup is complete it's just a matter...

    once guided setup is complete it's just a matter of existing utils or setup screens to change inputs

    keep digging, guided setup works just fine across network or serial ppp
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    more like a car without climate control - you'll...

    more like a car without climate control - you'll get there eventually but might not enjoy the trip
  137. Thread: Hiring me????

    by rc3105
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    ALL UR J0BZ R 3EL0N6 2 US!!!

    ALL UR J0BZ R 3EL0N6 2 US!!!
  138. yep, piece of cake. three ways spring to mind ...

    yep, piece of cake. three ways spring to mind


    change the setting on disk before tivoapp starts

    poke the value for the new setting directly into memory

    use a script that simulates remote...
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    unless somebody does a usb -> component hdmpg...

    unless somebody does a usb -> component hdmpg decoder dongle ;)

    (ah the joys of implementing gpl'd code via cheap general purpose asic's)

    tivo's bread & butter is the monthly subscriber base,...
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    yep, and if dtv completely orphans 'em (...

    yep, and if dtv completely orphans 'em ( unlikely, but they did it with primestar recievers :eek: ) it's not all that hard to add a usb tuner

    that'd be a kick wouldn't it? dtv orphans a couple...
  141. Thread: TWP Module idea

    by rc3105
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    a sleepered s1? :confused: that's unlikely... ...

    a sleepered s1? :confused: that's unlikely...

    a tivo with 3.x sw + the tivoweb screen module will do 90% of what you want. a few strategic tweaks would let it start playback directly from the...
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    really depends on what all you're running. ...

    really depends on what all you're running. reboots shouldn't make a difference on a stock factory config


    regular reboot is a good idea if any of the following apply:

    running 17 different...
  143. Thread: TWP Module idea

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    viewing via pc or tivo->tv? (both are easy...

    viewing via pc or tivo->tv?

    (both are easy enough, just not sure what you're asking)
  144. Thread: some humor

    by rc3105
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    some humor, if you find a funny please post a link

    Questionable Content

    Cntrl-Alt-Del

    Foxtrot

    Sherman's Lagoon

    Calvin & Hobbes
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    you've got one, tivo is just a goofy lil *nix...

    you've got one, tivo is just a goofy lil *nix box. source is avail for the os, it's the proprietary pvr sw where lack of documentation makes things interesting



    ah, but decent is very much in...
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    xml in tmf (a tar wrapper) is basically a 1:1 txt...

    xml in tmf (a tar wrapper) is basically a 1:1 txt ver of info in the tivo's mfs database

    tivoweb can produce html/xml in nearly any desired format - it's easy to modify existing modules or write...
  147. point to point GigE? :eek: must resist ...

    point to point GigE? :eek:

    must resist urge to buy crate of expen$ive adapters...
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    two key words there "we believe" just because...

    two key words there "we believe"

    just because the GPL authors think that doesn't make it the law (as it currently exists anyway)

    *Stallman has some good ideas, but even his biggest supporters...
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    Sticky: guess that 'splains the grin ;)

    guess that 'splains the grin ;)
  150. BROADCAST FLAG ALERT! - call/fax your senator NOW!!!

    EFF.org - You Have 48 Hours to Stop the Broadcast Flag

    EFF action alert


    slashdot mention

    senators phone numbers referenced from slashdot (hopefully)
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